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I'm with you on can be disgusting to be with someone who has bad table manners.
I have this friend and he shovels his food in, head in his plate plate and within 5 min. he's finished eating, way before anyone else is. He had potato soup once and it looked like he was barfing it up, it was gooey and drippy....argh, I have learned to not look at him when he's eating. His family never ate at the table together and he's 48 yrs. old. His g/f manners are a little better but she puts her elbows up on the table and her 8 yr old kid manners are atrocious, interrupting, talking with mouth full, playing with her food and she doesn't know what a napkin is for. I also hate when I see adults and kids use their forks and knives wrong when cutting it's a construction project or something...I'm just waiting for the meat to go flying or a finger cut off.

When I'm with them I try to concentrate on the fellowship instead of the lack of table manners because I know I can't change them. In a potential mate though, I have a choice of nixing them right away if they eat like farmers in the field. :)

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